City Year Washington, D.C.
Living in the nation’s capital certainly comes with a lot of perks. But we believe helping thousands of students in D.C. Public Schools reach their full potential tops the list.
Support students in Washington, D.C.
We are City Year. We are challenging the educational status quo with tenacity, passion and empathy. We create environments where young people feel like they belong, so they can fulfill their potential.
Hello, Washington, D.C.!
Become a part of the city’s legacy of addressing civic challenges through service.
Addressing the challenge
There are 140 highly-skilled AmeriCorps members working with students throughout Washington, D.C.
Your City Year Washington, D.C. resources
Go into your City Year with resource and information from classroom environments to housing, and some hidden gems to help you feel like a part of the community during your City Year Washington, D.C. experience.
Why Washington, D.C.?
As the nation's capital, it is the center of federal government with many national and international career opportunities. For alumni seeking grad school (with scholarships) and nonprofit career opportunities this is the city to be in.Read local stories
Explore the city
We’ll walk you through how to use the Metro to get across the city, how and where to find roommates and housing, and some hidden gems to make you feel like a local during your City Year Washington, D.C. experience.See our Washington, D.C. city guide